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BC Newcomers’ Guide to Resources and Services (2021)

Posted on: November 16, 2021

Moving to a new country can be hard. You might have a lot of questions. The B.C. Newcomers’ Guide will help you settle into B.C. quickly and easily. You’ll find information about:

  • finding a place to live
  • driving in B.C.
  • finding a doctor and other medical services
  • getting your BC Services card
  • registering your child in school
  • working in B.C.
  • opening a bank account
  • getting help for those needing extra support

The 2021 B.C. Newcomers’ Guide is available to download as a PDF in eight languages: 

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